Fire protection solutions company Advanced, has appointed Amanda Hope to drive its growth strategy in key sectors.
Over the past 20 years, Amanda has helped implement Advanced’s fire protection solutions at some of the UK’s most prestigious and high-profile sites, including the London Underground, the Natural History Museum and the Shard.
In her new role as UK Fire Business Development Manager, Amanda will focus on driving the business’s growth strategy in a number of priority sectors by increasing specification of Advanced’s fire panel solutions as well as its cloud-connected product offering, AdvancedLive.
Amanda Hope, UK Fire Business Development Manager, said: “Having been responsible for managing customer accounts and growing business in the South East of England over the past two decades, it’s clear to me that our customers have a great appreciation for the Advanced brand, and trust our products’ abilities to deliver versatile, high-performance and dependable fire protection.
“Advanced has a tremendous track record in producing some of the most innovative and highest quality solutions on the market thanks to our industry-leading R&D and UK manufacturing teams. As I move into my new role, I look forward to introducing new customers to our range of fire and life safety systems, as well as working with new and existing partners to grow and develop our range of cloud-connected solutions, set to transform the way users manage and maintain their fire systems.”
AdvancedLive is the fire system manufacturer’s cloud-based remote management offering that will provide fire system users much more convenient real-time access to and control of their fire protection, wherever they happen to be, saving time, money and offering greater convenience.
Gary Craig, Sales and Marketing Director at Advanced, said: “In her 20-year career at Advanced, Amanda’s technical expertise and in-depth understanding of our customers’ challenges has won the business some of its most high-profile projects. As UK Fire Business Development Manager, Amanda will bring her wide-ranging experience to increasing the specification of our products across sectors where we have existing strengths, as well as in new areas where our products can improve levels of fire protection for people and property.”
Advanced, owned by FTSE 100 company Halma PLC, protects a wide range of prestigious and high-profile sites across the globe – from London’s Shard and 22 Bishopsgate to Abu Dhabi International Airport and Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia.
Halma is a global group of life-saving technology companies with a clear purpose to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.
Advanced is a world leader in the development and manufacture of intelligent fire systems. Advanced’s reputation for performance, quality and ease of use see its products specified in locations around the world, from single-panel installations to large, multi-site networks. Advanced’s products include complete fire detection systems, multiprotocol fire panels, extinguishing control, fire paging, false alarm management and reduction solutions as well as emergency lighting.